A 42-year-old Rapid City, South Dakota man is dead after rolling his SUV in northeast Wyoming Wednesday morning.

The crash happened around 8:52 a.m. near milepost 199 on Interstate 90 east of Sundance.

The Wyoming Highway Patrol says Kelsey Conner was headed east at a high rate of speed when his left rear tire separated, causing him to lose control of his SUV and roll it.

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Conner was not wearing his seat belt and was ejected. He died at the scene.

The patrol says speed, alcohol/drug use and equipment failure are being investigated as potential contributing factors.

Conner is the 28th person to die on Wyoming's highways this year.

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